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Music and Death by René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme

Kindly watcher by my bed, lift no voice in prayer,
Waste not any words on me when the hour is nigh,
Let a stream of melody but flow from some sweet player, 133 more words

Poetry

February 8 in San Antonio history...

1868
Today’s edition of the San Antonio Express newspaper (right) features a photograph pasted to the front page of each copy.  The photograph, called a homeograph, is a reproduction of a line drawing entitled “Answer of the Germans to the Above”, referencing the article above the photo.   90 more words

Texana

119-Year-Old Diploma Reunited With Relatives Of Deceased Recipient

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 119-year-old diploma that was found in the basement of a Chino home was reunited Thursday with relatives of the deceased recipient. 233 more words

News

Personal gifts from Mr Churchill - Untold lives blog


World War II propaganda poster featuring Winston Churchill ©De Agostini/The British Library Board Images Online

This week the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill is being commemorated.  254 more words

20th Century

William McKinley Autograph

At the June,1896 Republican convention that nominated William McKinley as their presidential candidate, my great grandfather, John Tannehill Bressler, was part of the group chosen to inform the nominee of that decision.   64 more words

Genealogy